Need help on fixing my wooden floor after taking down walls.

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Old 12-08-10, 09:58 PM
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Need help on fixing my wooden floor after taking down walls.

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How do I get this fixed? After I have taken the walls down the floors inside looked like this.....How do I get it to look the same as the other wood?
 
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Old 12-09-10, 05:53 AM
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You'll probably need to sand and refinish the entire floor
 
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Old 12-11-10, 02:18 PM
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How big is the affected area? If its just that one strip that you show in the pic (approx. 6' long?), you could probably feather in a spot refinish. This involves sanding down the strip and playing with stain and finishes to achieve a good match. (Don't expect absolute perfection) Think of it this way, if you had a large piece of furniture that was scratched, the restorer would not necessarily strip and refinish the entire piece. The same goes for your floor. I would ask everyone I know if they know a good floor refinisher. It looks like you live in an older neighborhood, your neighbors should have some suggestions.
 
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